mathematical operation

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Noun1.mathematical operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methodsmathematical operation - (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
calculation, computation, computing - the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
permutation - the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements
combination - the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order
differentiation - the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function
maximization - the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function
integration - an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined
exponentiation, involution - the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power
arithmetic operation - a mathematical operation involving numbers
matrix operation - a mathematical operation involving matrices
construction - drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem; "the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"
relaxation method, relaxation - a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
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A more detailed breakdown of the total number of computations per mathematical operation is shown in Figure 6.
4) A mathematical operation by which a signal is transformed between a spatial frequency domain and a spatial domain
This mathematical operation is permitted in this exceptional case, since Stewart's law (Eqs.
This is supposed to help parents, teachers, and children themselves to find out which mathematical operation is their child's weakness or which range of numbers is the child's current limit (e.
Although their findings were nor surprising, Guerrero and Palomaa argue for both the specific mathematical operation and the process--the foundations of their study--to be incorporated into instructional practice.
He didn't know about holography or what it was; in fact, he didn't know what a Fourier transform was at the time," recalled Davis, referring to a mathematical operation critical to understanding and using holograms.
One reason may be that the children at this stage cannot translate words in to mathematical operation, may be due to weakness in Urdu or complexity of the mathematical words that children cannot understand.
relating to or being a property of a mathematical operation (as addition or multiplication) in which the result does not depend on how the elements are grouped <The associative property of addition states that (2 + 3) + 1 and 2 + (3 + 1) will both have a sum of 6.
Cassie has displayed mathematical thinking by posing questions that require the use of a single mathematical operation.
Help given needs to be specific be it in students not knowing the basic facts or not understanding borrowing/carrying in performing a mathematical operation.
Potential differences in mean errors were analyzed using an ANOVA with source of feedback (educator, IF AT) as the between-subjects factor and experimental period (baseline, intervention, maintenance) and mathematical operation (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication) as within-subject factors.
Numbers and antinumbers can never be used together in the same mathematical operation, or both number systems will cease to exist, followed by the collapse of both universes.

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